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Evaluation of the Environmental Benefits of The Global EV-Fleet in 40 Countries – A LCA Based Estimation in IEA HEV

Jungmeier, Gerfried and Canella, Lorenza and Elgowainy, Amgad and Ehrenberger, Simone and Benveniste Pérez, Gabriela and Roye, Pierre-Olivier and Lim, Ocktaeck (2019) Evaluation of the Environmental Benefits of The Global EV-Fleet in 40 Countries – A LCA Based Estimation in IEA HEV. EVS32 Symposium, May, 19-22, 2019, Lyon, France.

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Abstract

The environmental effect of electric vehicles can only be assessed based on life cycle assessment (LCA) covering production, operation and end of life treatment. Since 2014 in the Technical Collaboration Program on “Hybrid&Electric Vehicles” (HEV) of the International Energy Agency (IEA) an expert group developed and applied the LCA to estimate the environmental effects of the increasing EV fleet globally. In 2018 about 5 million EVs were on the road in 40 countries by substituting fossil fuels ICEs. The environmental effects assessed are greenhouse gas emissions, acidification, ozone formation, particle matter emissions and primary energy consumption. Depending on the country specific electricity mix the environmental benefits are different but in total there is a significant growing improvement (2014 – 2017) on the environmental effects due to the strong increasing number of EVs globally.

Item URL in elib:https://elib.dlr.de/127680/
Document Type:Conference or Workshop Item (Speech)
Title:Evaluation of the Environmental Benefits of The Global EV-Fleet in 40 Countries – A LCA Based Estimation in IEA HEV
Authors:
AuthorsInstitution or Email of AuthorsAuthors ORCID iD
Jungmeier, GerfriedJoanneum Research Forschungsgesellschaft mbHUNSPECIFIED
Canella, LorenzaJoanneum Research Forschungsgesellschaft mbHUNSPECIFIED
Elgowainy, AmgadArgonne National LaboratoryUNSPECIFIED
Ehrenberger, SimoneSimone.Ehrenberger (at) dlr.dehttps://orcid.org/0000-0002-2148-5129
Benveniste Pérez, GabrielaCatalonia Institute for Energy ResearchUNSPECIFIED
Roye, Pierre-OlivierCIRAIG CanadaUNSPECIFIED
Lim, OcktaeckUlsan UniversityUNSPECIFIED
Date:2019
Refereed publication:Yes
Open Access:No
Gold Open Access:No
In SCOPUS:No
In ISI Web of Science:No
Status:Published
Keywords:LCA (Life Cycle Assessment), environment, sustainability
Event Title:EVS32 Symposium
Event Location:Lyon, France
Event Type:international Conference
Event Dates:May, 19-22, 2019
HGF - Research field:Aeronautics, Space and Transport
HGF - Program:Transport
HGF - Program Themes:Transport System
DLR - Research area:Transport
DLR - Program:V VS - Verkehrssystem
DLR - Research theme (Project):V - Transport und Klima, V - Energie und Verkehr
Location: Stuttgart
Institutes and Institutions:Institute of Vehicle Concepts > Fahrzeugsysteme und Technologiebewertung
Deposited By: Ehrenberger, Simone
Deposited On:14 Oct 2019 09:02
Last Modified:14 Oct 2019 09:02

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